Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 3, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 7, 1898 Page: 2 of 4
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The Beaver Herald.
NOAH DA.VE8. Publlehar.
BRAVER - OKLAHOMA.
Acammso to lis now city directory
Chlcngo now hns a population of 1
803000. Tills Is an Increase of 0500?
sver the figures for 1807.
AniUNonsiKNTH for carrying1 tho mall
to the soldiers of the Cuban Invndlng
army have been tnado by tho second
nsslslnnt postmaster genoral and a
fast mall steamer will ply between Key
West and wherever tho army of Invn
slon makes its base of operations.
It is now discovered tho Merrlmac
was so sunk hi Santiago harbor as to
permit Uin passngo of Ccrvera's ships
If ho cared to tako them out. This
however does not detract anything
from tho credit duo to Hobson and his
intrepid crew for sluicing tho craft.
Tim last of tho 200 educated young
Eugllbhmon who foundod tho town of
llugby In tho mountains of east Ten-
nessee in 1881 has loft that onco Ar-
cadian village established upon a
plan arranged by Thomas Hughes tho
English author. Tho young collegians
found tho beautiful mountains lone-
sorno and tho opportunities for an oc
tlve Ufa few.
T. V. Williams living near Decatur
Ala. owns a hog that weighs 1624
pounds. The exact dimensions of this
monster of hog liosh are: Height four
feot six Inches; width Eoven foot;
length ton feot two Inches. Tho hog's
slro und dam woro only modlum-slzcd
Iicrkshlres crossed on common slock.
A party'of Chicago stockmen who have
scon Williams' wonderful animal de-
clare It to bo the largest hog in tho
world .although It is not quite three
Postmabtkus have received instruc-
tions from Washington to rofuso to
forward or return any second third or
fourth-class matter without tho pro-
payment of postage after July 1. Mat-
ter in tho three classes includes every-
thing except that upon which latter
postage Is paid. It has bean tho cus-
tom to forward .such matter and col-
lect from tho party to whom the mall
Is addressed. After July 1 it must
bear the original postago before It can
A movkmknt is on foot among St
Louis Hibernians to lnaugurato what
is known as one-cent clubs to assist in
tho relief work of the famlno-strlcken
poasauts of Ireland. The idea is to
have all friends of the movomont join
this club and each and every member
to contribute one cent at statod inter-
vals. Tho movement Is not con lined
strictly to St Louis but will bo ex-
tended to every city town and village
In the length and breadth of tho land
wherever an Irishman or tho descend-
ant of one lives.
TuiuHTCm tho foresight of Surgeon
General Sternberg tho troops which
have gono to Cuba will bo well sup-
plied with quinine so necessary to
health in tropical climates. Tho
United States army said Gen.
Sternberg is equipped' with throo
months' supply of medicines and of
this quinine forms a good share. In
addition to the supply already on tho
ships tho hospital vessel Relief will
take to Santiago 1000000 qulnlno pills
which tho general believes will laat
tho army a reasonable time.
Foil tho tlrst time in tho history of
tho army of tho United States an am-
bulance corps has been organized as a
now adjunct toltscfllclency. Kngland
Oermuny and Franco have such a corps
In tholr armies but it is a now under-
taking for this government. Tho ob-
ject of this organization Is tofacllltato
tho proper handling of tho sick and
wounded on tho Held. Tho corps will
have attached to it skilled physicians
surgeons' stewards and a full supply
of attendants. They have 25 ambu-
lances 28 hones and 7(1 mules together
with wagons ami harness for moving
Tun latest scheme for getting over
'tho English channel Is a proposition
for a submerged railway. First sub-
merged track Is to bo laid. Upon this
would bo operated a platform of suffi-
cient height length and strength to
transport an entire train above the
waters of tho channel even in a choppy
sea. This platform would consist of
an upper und lower part. Tho ox-
tremo length of both parts Is 4l)j
feet and the motive power would bo
electricity generated by steam engines
and dyuamos on tho uppor platform.
This new project has been pronounced
Tun effective work of the dynamlto
cruiser Vesuvius In tho operations at
Santiago do Cuba Is apt to have marked
inllucncu upou European plans for fu-
ture naval construction. Without
nolso or Hash or smoko sho has hurled
licr missiles of death into tho midst of
Spanish fortifications. Tho explosion
of 250 pounds of dynamite hi one of
tho Spanish forts or dangerously closo
to it U thn tlrst Intimation of tho
presence of the Vesuvius. Tho troops
dreud tho vessel as thoy do an earth-
quake. It Is the presence "of such
marine warfare that will 60011 deter
nations from going to wur.
Investivk geniuses have proved a
nuisance to tho departments at Wash-
ington lately borne Inventors had
torpedoes und mines warranted to de-
stroy a whole llecl at once guns de-
clared to be more destructive than any
yet produced and "aquascopes" that
would penotratu unfathomable depths
and detect cables and mines. Ono
roan hud Invented "bouillon capsules"
which could be swallowed whllo on
the marcfl and with tho addition of a
little water from the canteen would
suddenly fill tho stomach with rich
delicious soup. "Yellow pills" to cun
"yellow jack" wero also received.
Assistant Seciu:taiv Mkiki.kjoiin is
considering tho advisability of acquir-
ing vessels specially adapted for cattle-carrying
purposes for the use of the
war department in transporting here-
after such animals as way be neces-
sary in the West Indian expeditions.
The experience with the horses and
the mules which were taken with Gen.
Shatter's army demonstrated to th(
officials that tonic provisions ought t
be made which would insure the ssfetj
and comfort of the anlmali. while or
the trip as a number of the anlmali
fared badly from the lack of accom-
nodatlons suitable for transportation.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Qloanod By Tologrnph and Mail
I'EUSONAI A.VD POLITICAL
A IIiutibii subject recently from Ha-
rana stated that a reign of terror ex-
isted nt tho Cuban capital. Capt Gen.
Dlanco has Issued a proclamation an-
nouncing that anyono daring to ex-
press an unfavorable opinion of tho
present policy of the government wll
bo summarily shot without trial or In'
vcstlgatlon. Fnmlne was stated to be
imminent and it was thought tho city
could not possibly hold out six wcokl
PiiKsmp.NT McKini.f.y sout special
messages to congress on tho 27th rec-
ommending that Lieut. Hobson be
suitably rewarded for his heroism In
sinking the Merrlmac in Santlngo har-
bor and also that Lieut. Ncwcomb
who rescued tho disabled Wlnslow
from tho enemy's guns bo likewise re-
warded. The president also recom-
mended rowards for Capt Hogsdou
of tho Hugh McCulloch for services at
Manila and Naval Cadet l'owoll for
trying to rescue Lieut. Hobson.
Tiik first stato convention of tho so-
cialists of Kansas mot at Fort Scott
und nominated a full state ticket. Tlui
platform domauds a speedy termina-
tion of tho war; that wages of soldiers
be Increased and salaries of army ofll-
cers bo decreased; that the govcrni
ment issue paper money until legal
tender can bo nboltshed and that oxJ
Istlng fractional coins bo supplement
cd by aluminum; that all laud should
bu tho property of tho whole people
to bo hold In common.
Maj. Gkjt Wksi.kv MnnniTT sailed
on tho Nowport from Sntf Francisco
on tho 20th to join Admiral Dewey
and to act as governor general of the
1'hlllpplno jslands. I
Am. tho members of the cabinet wore'
present at the meeting In Washington
on tho 23th with the oxcoptlon of
Secretary Day who was out of tho
city. It was stated after tho meeting
that tho work of supplying Comtno-
doro Watson's squadron with ammuni-
tion coal etc. preparatory to its de-
parture to harass the Spanish coast
was progressing satisfactorily and
that the Bquadron would be ready tc
tall in loss than a week.
Piikbidknt MoKiNl.nv has issued a
proclamation extending tho blockade
of Cuba to the southern coast from
Capo Francis to Capo Cruz Inclusive
and also blockading San Juan do Porto
Ukoknt dispatches havo boon sent
by tho authorities nt Washington to
Admiral Sampson off Santiago do Cuba
to havo tho Iowa and Oregon fully
coaled and equipped and other vessels
re u'd y for Commodore Wntson's squad-
ron so that his licet can start soon to
raid tho Spanish coast and carry tho
war homo to Spain.
Tiik Iowa prohibition stato conven-
tion at Dos Moines nominated a com-
plete stato ticket Delegates from tho
W. C. T. U. organization wore present
and pledged tho ticket tholr hearty
Tiik Spanish consul at Rlngrton Ja-
maica rccolvcd a cablegram from San-
tiago da Cuba assorting that the
United States armored cruiser Ilrook-
lyn had boon struck by a Spanish shell
which sank tho vessel nnd killed Com-
nioiWc Schley and 24 seamen. The
Spaniards of thu city drank champagne
over tho news. Tho report was dis-
credited at Washington.
Latk Manila advices Ruld It was sup-
posed tho Gorman warships would
provont the bombardment of Manila
and that tho Spaniards had dotermlned
to light to tho doath and that depor-
ato fighting was axpoctod whan the
American troops arrlvod.
Tun popa of Homo was said to bo
greatly affected by tho course of tho
Spanish-American war and In view of
his ago and nervous prostration for
some tlmo past thoso surrounding him
woro anxious although his physicians
declared there was no cause for alarm.
The honorary degree of doctor of
laws was conferred on tho 20th by
Ynlo university at Now Haven Conn.
upon William McKlnley president of
tho United States.
Dki.koatks from 20 states mot at
Chicago on tho 30th nnd formed tho
National Order of Mohawks whose ob
jects aro t'to propagate tho principles
of democracy and support tho platform
sdoptcd by tho Chicago convention of
1800." J. It. Sovereign of Sulphur
Springs Ark. former mastor work-
man of tho Knights of Labor was
elected grand chief of tho now ordor.
l.NTEltCKlTKl dispatches irom Admi-
ral Cervora on tho 80th showed a-orltl-cal
state of affairs at Santiago. Hath
food and ammunition woro reported
to bo getting very short and tho latter
will soon bo exhausted.
Tiik war situation at Santiago da
Cuba at tho closo of the 30th was de
scribed by Secretary Alger us being
suck as to warrant him In ontertaln-
lug tho expectation of a battle at any
Tiik war department received tho
welcome Information on the 30th that
a military telegraph station had been
established at Savllla near Santiago
do Cuba in the center of tho present
military operations nnd that this lino
ran to a point near Aguadores whpro
it connected with tho French cablo
Hue thus bringing Gen. Shatter Into
direct communication with Washing-
ton. In diplomatic quarters at Washing-
ton on tho .10th It was stated that no
stop.i had beeu taken thus far In tho
direction of pence overtures from any
quarter and it was not likely such over-
tures would come either from one
power or from a combination of pow-
ers until tho military situation ma-
terially changed by a decided victory
or a decided defeat
llKNnv Williams tho negro nrrested
at Macon Mo. charged with assault-
ing an eight-year-old girl was hanged
by n mob to the Wabash rn'lway
bridge at 12:30 a. m. on thu 30th. Ho
died protesting his Innocence. Tho
sheriff and his deputies were overpow-
ered and disarmed and the jail door
was broken in.
As tho resultof a long-standing feud
Amos Lynch and Floyd Delia fought a
duel in the highway near Corydon
Ind. and Delia was fatally wounded.
Hkadquaiitkus for tho Kansas City
stock yards will be in Missouri In the
f uturo instead of Kansas. Two corpor
atlons will carry on the business artl
clcs of incorporation being Issued tc
the Kansas City Stock Yards company
of Missouri and the United States Quar-
antine company. All the property pi
the old Kansas corporation has been
conveyed to the two new companies
the Kansas law reducing tho yardage
and feeding charges having caused
Mrs. Doha Ki.kix a widow aged 04
was found dead In a well on the 30th
at St Louis. Ever since her boy vol-
unteered and left with the Missouri
troops Mrs. Klein has been grieving
and it was bolleved that in u moment
of temporary aberration of mind Hho
EDWAnn I'KNDKit a prisoner In tho
Now York Tombs prison nwaltlng trial
for tho killing of Richard llcnnett in
April last committed suicide on tho
30th by hanging hltnsolf In htu cell.
Ho tnado a rope of medical bandnges
and carefully soaped It In order that
the noose should slip readily.
Mail advices from Japan stated that
tho tax on tea imposed by tho United
States will causo 5000 tea (IrcrB In Ja-
pan to bo thrown out of employment
A terrlblo storm visited tho district
surrounding Yokohama washing away
hundreds of houses drowning several
persons and damaging tho wheat and
At Clnoinnntl on tho 30th Pink Coat
nnd Han d'Or the two derby winners
worO defeated In tho Hlmyar stakes
at Latonla by tho thrco-ycar-old colt
John Bright The raco was ljrf miles
and was run In tho remarkable tlmo
Floods In tho Trinity river washed
away 1000 feet of track of tho Texas
Trunk railroad between Dallas and
Knufman nnd stopped traffic Several
buildings wero submerged In East Dal-
las nnd one of tho large sewers burst
causing much damage.
All tho express companies at Kan-
sas City Ma havo united In a clrculnr
to their customers stating that after
July 1 oaih receipt for a package must
bear a one-cent rovenuo stamp. Tho
companies further remark that this
stamp must be affixed and paid for by
tho person sending tho package.
Tiik Htatomont of tho government
on tho 30th showed that tho receipts
during Juno aggregated about 33-
500000 and for tho present fiscal year
about S304500000. Up to Juno 30
tho actual cash expenditures on ac
count of tho war amounted to about
Tiik third fleet of transports left
San Francisco on tho 27th bound for
the Philippine Islands. The ships
carried about 4000 men tinder com-
mand of Gen. Arthur McArthur. j
Tiik navy department at Washing-
ton posted tho following bulletin on
the 27th: "Commodore Wntson sails
to-day in tho Newark to Join Sampson1
when ho will tako under his command
an armored squadron with eruisors
and proceed at onco off the Spanish
Gaunt want wns reported stalking
about tho streots of Madrid and men
women and children were said to bo
starving. The cause of this terrible
condition of affairs was attributed di-
rectly to tho war with the United
Ciiikp MAiiosinn Ai.i Kiialif and five
other ringleaders of tho attack recent-
ly mado by 1000 natives on a Russian
post garrisoned by 300 Infnntry at tho
town of Andljan Turkestan when 20
soldiers wero killed and IS wounded
havo been publicly hanged.
A i.kttkii received recently at War-
ren O. from John Muldoon who Is
now in the Alaskan gold fields said
that of tho 101 men who left Seattle
with him in March only four survived.
Two wero drowned aud the others per-
ished from cold aud hunger.
A I.I.I K Walsh murdered his mother
near Lake City Minn. by crushing her
skull with an ax. Thojoungman was
recently confined In tho Rochester In-
snno asylum but was released as
cured. It is supposed that a sudden
return of his mania was responsible
for the deed.
Two sharp earthquake shocks were
felt on tho 28th at Rcltl Italy. Tho
worst one was at ono a. m. It lnstcd
nine seconds und a number of build-
ings wero damaged. Tho Carbineer
barracks were rendered uninhabitable
and tho whole population was panic-
stricken. At Castel Franco a number
of people were injured and ono child
Joiinnik Anpeiison a six-year-old
colored girl was shot aud killed at
Nacogdoches Tex. by Garfield Jor-
dan also colored aged 12. Tho
mothers of tho two children had a dis-
pute and the boy afterwards waylaid
tho girl with a revolver.
Tjikug was a disastrous fire tho oth-
er morning in the building occupied
by Hyslngcr & Rosenthal's department
store nt Peoria 111. The loss was al-
most total on tho stock which was
valued at 535000 und was insured for
SO per cent
Wiiilk poking her nose about the en-
trance to tho harbor of Santiago de
Cuba a tow nights ago tho Vesuvius
discovered ample room In which to pass
tho wreck of tho Merrlmac. As tho
collier now lies. It was said tho chan-
nel was eomparritlvely freo of ob-
struction. This will bo of great ad-
vantage to Admiral Sampson when the
filial attack on Santiago begins.
A LAitUK number of Missouri and
Kansas newspaper men gathered in
Kansas City Mo. on tho 27th nnd loft
for Omaha Neb. to attend tho exposi-
tion as guests of tho Missouri Pacitle
railway. All ol tho nowspapor men
resided on the lines of the Missouri Pa-
cific and tho road courteously ottered to
tako tlicm to umnlia in a special car
A. A. Lovklack left Kansas City
Ma on the 28th tor Oklahoma City
with 100 men who will lay tho rails
for a new extension of the St Louis &
San Francisco railroad. The exten-
sion will bo 110 miles In length ex-
tending from Sapulpa to Oklahoma
Wiiilk crossing tho Rig Horn river
on the ferry at Thcrmopolls Wya
Harry lteggs wito and child and a
young woman and a man whose names
were unknown were drowned.
Ton Siiaiikky tho bailor pugilist of
California knocked out Guh Ruhllp
tho Ohio giant in one round before
tho Greater New York Athletic club
at Coney Island on tho 20th. Time of
A special dispatch on tho 27th from
Flume tho seaport town of Austrio
Hungary said that an Austrian vessel
iwas on her way to the Philippine Is-
.lands with S00 torpedoes "Intended
for tho Spanish licet'
Ex-Senator M. C. Itutler of South
Carolina who has just been appointed
major general is a confederate veteran
and was a lieutenant at the close of
the war. Ho held tho seat in tho sen-
ate for three terms until defeated by
Tillman. He comes of a famous family
being a uophew of Commodore Oliver
Hazaid Perry the hero of the battle
of Lake Erie.
It Dewey' picture is placed on the
new 85 bills the public will feel as-
sured that the notes will be able to
A soldier in the Fifth Ohio regiment
Is serving in the ranks under acaptalq
who was once his coachaasB.
Gen. Shatter Sends a Dispatch Thai
the Move on Santiago Is
PREPARATIONS TO CAPTURE THE CITY.
Over 5000 A Hint lean Soldiers supported
l7 4000 Cnlna Under Gen. Garcia
Lalil Last Night Within View of tin
Sitanlih IntrrnchrimU Ileailf (or th
forward Movement the Next Uar.
Washington July 2. Tho battle hat
begun. This was the startling newt
conveyed in a dispatch received from
Gen. Shatter at ten o'clock this morn-
ing. Secretary of War Camp Near Sovtlla Cuba
Action now golntf on. The Urine only Hgh1
und desultory. Hegun on the right near Cnncy
Lawton's division. He will move on tho nortb
part of the town of Santiago. Will keep yot
continually advised of progress.
SiiArTEH Major General
llricf as It was it told tho whole
story that tho first shots of tho long-
expected crash of arms probably the
first great land engagement of the
war was under way. It sent a thrill
through official circles from tho high
est to tho lowest Secretary Algel
was the first to read It Ho passed It
to Gen. Corbln adjutant general ol
tho army and directed him to tnko It
at onco to the white house. Gen. Cor-
bln went to tho president carrying
the original dispatch. He was back
shortly and then a bulletin was posted
giving tho dispatch verbatim. Until
then only tho highest officials hud
known that tho decisive hour was at
hand. The nows spread through the
corridor and a wave of awellko agita-
tion nnd cxpcctnncy took hold of overj
one. A great crowd of correspondents
struggled about tho bulletin board
messenger boys dashed off with dis-
patches tho clerks men and womon
turned from their desks and gathered
at tho doorways. .
Meantime Secretary Alger remained
at his desk whllo the usual train of
callers pushed tholr way forward. The
secretary preserved his usual outward
calm but those near him said the news
from tho field had sent tho same thrill
to the secretary that prevailed every-
where and even more for there
was the personal consideration
that tho secretary's son young Capt
Algor now on tho staff of Gen. Duf-
field was participating in the engage-
ment now on. As the secretary
started to the cablnot meeting he
spoke with satisfaction of the fact that
sufficient tlmo had elapsed to permit
Gen. Shatter to got his army well con-
centrated at tho front and thrown out
into good battle formation. Tho sec-
retary felt that our forces wero on the
aggressive and that tho mere fact that
tho action was now going on showed
that Shatter had bided his time and
was ready to strike his blow. Word
had come prior to tho Shatter dis-
patch showing that tho artillery
which had been brought to the front
was woll placed.
A dispatch was received from Col.
Allen In charge of tho signal stutlon
nt l'laya del Estc. He said what the
fight was growing furious in all di
rections. At tho tlmo he sent the
telegram eight Americans and nine
Cubans had been wounded. The
Spaniards were shelling the advanc-
ing Americans and Admiral Sampson's
licet was hotly engaging tho forts at
the harbor entrance.
Army and Fleet Co-Operate.
With Siiaftku's Amir Playa dkl
Estk July 2. A general assault on the
city of Santiago do Cuba by the land
aud sea forces of the United States be-
gan at seven o'clock this morning.
Gen. Lawton advanced and took pos-
session of Cabon a a suburb of Santiago.
Moro castle and the other forts at the
entrance of tho harbor were bombard-
ed by our fleet The Vesuvius used
her dynamite guns with good effect
Tho Spanish fleet in the harbor fired
on the American troops who were very
closo to tho cit3'. Hard fighting all
along the American line was In
progress at 11 o'clock. Eight wounded
Americans and nine wounded Cubans
havo been brought In.
l'reparatlona to Capture Hie City.
Off Juhaoua' July 1 via Kingston.
Jamaica July 2. --Over 5000 American
soldiers including all the regulat
troops now operating In Cuba and
three volunteer regiments supported
by 4000 Cubans under Gen. Garcia lie
to-night within view of the Spauish
lntrenchments north nnd east ol
Santiago do Cuba ready for a forward
movement in the morning which may
lead Immediately to a general assault
unon the city. Tho advanco will bo
made by Gou. Lawton's division form-
ing tho right wing nnd if the
Spaniards show signs of retreating
or circumstances otherwise warrant
Gen. Wheeler's division and Gen.
Kent's division doubtless will join in
the advance and eudeavor to drlvo the
Spaniards befuro them and enter the
city. While tho movement may not
reach this extent to-morrow Us pur-
pose Is to forco tho 5000 men of Gen.
Lawton's command two rallos further
forward than they are now take the
little village of Canoy and occupy the
ridgo overlooking tho city and harbor
from which our artillery flro can be
rained upon tho Spanish lntrench-
ments in front of tho city and upon
the large body of Spanish soldiers
It may be that the Americans ma;
bo satisfied to accomplish a movement
in ono day and then postpone a fur
ther advanco until the light artillery
and siege guns can be placed In posi-
tion on the ridgo and preparations can
be made to pour n deadly flro of shell
and shrapnel into the lntrenchments
dislodging the onemy nnd enabling
the main body of the American xorccs
to carry the city by storm. It Is bo-
lleved that at tho same time Gen Law-
ton advances Gen. Kent's division on
the left will attack Aguadores on the
coast four miles east of Moro castle
wh'ch would give our army a base
much nearer Santiago than tho pres-
ent ono at Juragua.
Until to-day our men at the front
have been subsisting on halt rations
but owing to the excellent work of
CoL John F. Weston chief of the com-
mlssiry department supplies have
been sent to the front by pack trains
with great dispatch all day and night
and our soldiers aro no longer in want
of food. Though they have been
drenched with rain for several days
and have been suffering from lack of
sufficient food the spirit of our sol-
diers is alt that could be desired
and they wo eager tor the general
attack upon the enemy's stronghold.
With our troops lying almost at tho
gates of Santiago supported by the
great fleet of our warships lying just
outside the entrance of the harbor
prepared to demolish tho Spanish
shoro batteries If they attempt to stop
tho progress of our army tho fall of
tho city of Santlngo seems to be near
at hand and the great majority of out
soldiers sleeping to-night on tho eve
of uvonts which aro to occur to-
morrow believe tho American flog
will float over Santiago on tho na-
tion's birthday on Monday next
Will Celebrate In Santiago.
Washington July 2. "Wo will be
In Santiago before tho Fourth of July"
said Secretary Alger this morning as
ho was leaving to attend cablnot meet-
ing. "Gen. Shatter is fully prepared
for tho movement ho has undertaken
und the Information ho gives mo con-
vinces me that he will reach Santlngc
before tho Spanish reinforcement!
from Manzanlllo can arrive there"
added the secretary.
A Illll Famed In Provide torn Temporary
Increase of the Impector General'
Washington July 2. Mr. Sewell of
the committee on military affairs so-
cured the passage of a bill to provide
for a temporary increase In the inspec-
tor general's department of tho army.
Mr. Cullom directed attention to the
present construction of tho law pro-
viding for the paymont of the volun-
teer troops. In some Instances the va-
rious regiments had not received ns
much from the United States as they
wero evidently entitled to and he In-
stanced an Illinois regiment to which
about 53000 was due. Mr. Sewell said
that tho matter would undoubtedly be
taken care of properly.
Tho Hawaiian annexation resolu-
tions were then taken up and Mr. Pot-
tus addressed tho senate. His was tho
first formal speech delivered since tho
opening of the present discussion In
favor of the resolutions.
International Temperance Conference.
Nkw Yokk July 2. The Interna-
tional Temperance congress was con-
vened iri the auditorium at Prohibition
park Statcn Island yesterday and
will continue In session one week.
Yesterday was the session of Greater
New York conference of tho Woman's
Christian Temperance union delegates
from every section of stato being pres-
ent Third Mlmnurl Soldier Attempts Suicide.
Camp Alqkii Va July 2. Private
Sayles Third Missouri while tempo-
rarily demented attempted suicide at
tho hospital. Before his condition was
discovered ho had lost a quantity of
blood and was in a critical condition.
Saturday he was reported out of dan-
ger. Sayles' mental condition Is such
that ho will bo sent to Fort Myor.
Call for a National l'opullit Convention.
Atlanta Go. July 2. The people's
party paper to-day published an ad-
dress from the national organization
committee calling for a national con-
vention at Cincinnati Monday Sep-
tember 5 to nominate candidates for
president and vice president nnd out-
llncaplnnof campaign to cover the
next two years.
Kent Walks Out of Jail.
Topkka Kan. July 2. A prisoner
supposed to be Abner Kent for whose
arrest on tho charge of attempting to
kill his father a warrant has been is-
sued in Macoupin county 111. walked
out of tho city jail this morning and
left the door wide open. He has not
been captured. It is supposed ho had
Humored Death from Yellow Fever.
London July 2. A dispatch to tho
Dally Mall from Kingston Jamaica
says: "It Is reported there have been
40 deaths from yollow fever among tho
American troops in Cuba. According
to tho same authority there has been
an alarming outbreak of small-pox at
A Clermnn Drowned
St. Louis July 2. Albert Moslow a
German 23 years old and single was
drowned In the river last night nt the
foot of Chouteau avenue while bath-
ing. He with several friends went
to tho river early in the evening to go
swimming and while in tho water
Moslow took cramps.
Ordered to Parana Camarn.
Nr.w York July 2. A Washington
special to the Herald says Commodore
Watson's orders direct him to pursue
Admiral Camara's licet relentlessly
even if it takes him to Manila. The
Spanish ships must be captured or de-
stroyed. Tons of Mall for Invader.
Washington July 2. Tons of mail
matter for the soldiers and sailors
operating in Santiago province and
with Sampson's licet are stored at
Tampa awaiting transportation. Ar-
rangements have been mado through
the efforts of Assistant Secretary
Mclklejohn by which the transports
leaving Tampa aro to ship this mall
matter as fast as practicable.
Sovereign at the Head of a New (Irder.
Chicago July 2. Delegates from 20
states met and formed the National
Order of Mohawks whoso objects are
"to propagate the principles of democ-
racy and support the platform adopted
by the Chicago convention of lSlMS."
J. K. Sovereign of Sulphur Springs
Ark. former master workman ot the
Knights of Labor was elected grand
chief of the now order.
Cnttouieri Mntt Pay the Tax.
Kansas Citv Mo. July 2. All the
express companies have unitea in a
circular to their customers stating
that after to-day each receipt for a
package must bear a one-cent revenue
stamp. The companies further re-
mark that this stamp must be affixed
and paid for by the person sending the
The president signed tho bankruptcy
bill on the afternoon of the 1st
M. M. Murdock editor ot tho Eagle
has been appointed postmaster at
The president on the 1st appointed
a number of cadets-at-large at the
United States military academy.
Among tht number was Ulysses S.
Grant Third of .ew York a son of
Hrlg. Gen. Fred Grani and grandson
of the late Gen. Grant
Ira Kephart a former special police
man of Klrksvllle Ma committed sui-
cide by lying down on the Wabash
railroad and permitting a passenger
train to run over him. His head was
completely severed from the body. He
bad been despondent for some time.
"Now. there's Vlnnlf Oarptckels" ssld
Miss Hlnkle who somrtimes paints. She s
in sdmlrsbfe elocutionist but she ou.ht
never to try snythin? In art. It if painful
to ttt the wretched daubs she does.
"I don't agree with .you" replied Miss
Panicle who occasionally readi In public.
"I can endure her canvae but her clocu-
tlon makes me sick."-Chicago Tribune.
Why Hhe Didn't Marry.
Tt was all tho photographer's fault that
Miss Vanderdecken didn't .marry. She
looked beautiful in the portrait she sent out
to India and all the men in her brother-in-law's
regiment wire raving about hrr till
somebody spied out at the back of the photo
what that silly camera fellow had written.
"The original h carefully preserved.
A NAVAL HERO'S STORY.
From the Times-Herald Chicago 111.
Late in 1861 when President Lincoln is-
sued a call for volunteers L. J. Clark of
Warren Trumbull Co. Ohio was among
the first to respond. He joined the mortar
fleet of Admiral Porter just before the
memorable operations on the Mississippi
Hiver began. It was at the terrific bombard-
ment of the Vicksburg forts that the hero of
this story fell with a shattered arm from a
charge of schrapnel.
After painful months In the hospital he
recovered sufficiently to be sent to his home
at Warren Ohio. Another call for troops
fired his patriotic zeal and Clark soon en-
listed in Company H of the 7th Ohio Vol-
unteers. In the army of the Potomac he
was in many engagements. Being wounded
in a skirmish near Richmond he was sent to
the hospital and thence home.
now has a
A Woundtd Iliro.
tice is a member of Hatch Post G. A. R.f
and lives at 4935 Ashland Ave.
Several years ago Dr. Clark's old wounds
began to trouble htm. He grew weak and
emaciated and his friends despaired of his
life. lie finally recovered sufficiently to be
out but was a mere shadow weighing only
00 pounds. The best medical attendance
failed to restore his lost strength and vigor.
"A friend gave me a box of Dr. Williams
Pink Pills for Pale People" said Dr. Clark
"and they helped me so much that I bought
a half dozen boxes and took them. I soon
regained mv strength nowweieh 190 pounds
ind except for injuries that can never be
remedied am as well as ever.
"I consider Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for
Pale People the heat remedj; to build up a
run down system and heartily recommend
them to everyone in need of such'aid."
May Be n Destiny Fellow.
"I have just wead" said Chollic "that the
gweat Napoleon spent more than $4000 a
yeah on dwess. It tewwifies me."
"What terrifies you you idiot? asked
his disgusted father.
"To find that we aw so similar Who
knows but I am one of those destiny fel-
lows." Indianapolis Journal.
Try Allcn'a foot-Ense
A powder to be shaken into the shoes. At
this season your feet feel swollen nervous
and hot and get tired easily. If you have
smarting feet or tight shoes try Allen's
r oot-hase. it cools the leet and makes wait-
ing easy. Cures swollen and sweating feet
blisters and callousspots. Relievescornsnnd
bunions of all painandgivcsrcstatidcomfort.
Try It (nilay. Sold by nil druggists and shoo
stores for 25c. Trial package FREE. Ad-
dress Allen S. Olmsted Le Roy N. Y.
"They sav that Missouri has made the big-
geft kick of tlie war."
"Shipped over $1000000 worth of mules.
Detroit Free Press.
Life and the Liver.
"Success in life depends upon the liver"
is the way Chas. Lamb the poet and punster
put it. Medical science has proven that
nine-tenths of the ailments of living have
their origin in the liver and in constipation
caused by its derangements. Keep the liver
lively and all will be well. Modern science
points out Cascarets as the only perfect
jjentle positive liver regulator fit to be used
in the delicate human organism. All drug-
gists sell Cascarets 10c 25c SOc and we rec-
ommend them most heartily.
Soldiers are not the only ones who find
drilling an awful bore. Think of the work
man who put in the blasts. L. A. W. llul-
Dr. MoJTtWt TEETniN (.Tuthlntj PnirriVrs)
is not a Patent Medicine but a legitimate
remedy that many distinguished Physicians
who nave used and seen its good results
recommend and why will yon delay giving
it when it will save the life of your teething
babe? Tketuixa acts promptly In Aiding
Digestion Regulating the Dowels and restor-
ing baby to health and strength and making
tWhen a fellow is feeling bad he makes up
his mind to diet himself and as soon as he
gets well he forgets all about it. Washing-
ton (la.) Democrat.
To Care Cold In One Day
Take Laxative Rromo Quinine Tablets. All
druggists refund money if it fails to cure. 25c.
A good way to cure insomnia is to sleep
it oft. Washington (la.) Democrat
Owumtorpbina nor iCoeral.
lioivNAac oxic. .
Apaxeci nemray roroonsupa
i oj ma .vuuvuiaioiis r even sn-
ticss mdLoss or Sixer
YoKSuwle Signature eg
Eat in Haste
And suffer at leisure. Who your abused
stomach can no longer ''cheerfully and
properly perform Its duties a tow doses
of Hood's Barsaparllla are like fresh water
to a withered plant This medlcluo tonos
tho stomach restores dlgostlvo atrength
creates an appetite and with a little care
in diet the patient is soon again In per-
fect health. Try It and you'll believe In it
Is America's Greatest Medlclno.
Hood's Pills cure constipation. tS cents.
and all Slooe) Diseases
Cmn4 kr tc!4 u4 MU4 uSrartrf
lei CleTer llMseas.
Mt Blood furlfltr known not t
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Washlnarton D. C and Return.
On July 3d to Oth tickets will be sold from
all points to Washington D.C. and return
via the Chesapeake and Ohio Ry at one fare
plus $2.00 on account of the meeting of the
National Educational Ass'n. Tickets will
be good until July 15 returning and may be
extended to August 31st. This is the belt
opportunity you will have to visit the fa-
mous Mountain and Sea shore resorts of the
East nlso Old Point Comfort and Hampton
Roads the rendezvous of the North Atlan-
For particulars and sleeping car reserva-
tions apply to IT. L. Truitt Nor. West
Pass'r Agent 234 Clark St. Chicago 111.
Parlance of the Sea.
Sailor Whenever I (rive the winch a
turn belay me if she doesn t slip her haw.
ser and pound like a donkey engine hoisting
a nobleman's trunk. ...
Watchmnker I see. The mainspring's
broken. Jewelers' Weekly.
Electric Fana in Sleeplnjr Cn.ru.
The Baltimore A Ohio South Western
Railway officials have solved the problem of
cooling sleeping cars in stations at night.
At Cincinnati Louisville and St. Louis this
line has sleeping cars placed in the stations
at 10 p. m. which do not depart ui.il after
midnight and in order to make them com
fortable and cool have placed 16-inch rotary
electric fans in each end of the sleepers thus
removing the heated and impure air from all
parts of the car. The fans have been in
operation about three weeks and have been
the subject of many favorable comments
from the traveling public.
The wise worm doesn't crawl out until
after the early bird has eaten his breakfast.
Chicago Daily News.
I am entirely cured of hemorrhage o!
lungs by Piso s Cure for Consumption.
Louisa Lindaman Bethany Mo. Jan. 8 '91.
No amount of exposure will make a man
an immune in a love affair. Atchison Globe
Hall'. Catarrh Cure
Is a Constitutional Cure. Price 75c.
Why Is the ttinger-snap seen butnotheard?
Chicago Daily News.
MJiS. LUCY GOODWIN
Suffered four years with female trou-
bles. She now writes to Mrs. Pinkham
of her complete recovery Bead her
Dear Mns. Piukiiam: I wish you to
publish what Lydla E. Plnkham's
Vegetable- Compound Sanative Wash
and Liver Pills
have done for
doctor said I
had falling of
. the womb. I
t nWt.tlHItlAn fll..t
k all-gono feelings palpita-
tion of the heart bearing-down sensa-
tion and painful menstruation. I could
not stand but a few minutes at a time.
When I commenced taking your med-
icine I could not sit up half a day but
before I had used half a bottle I was
up and helped about my work.
I havo taken three bottles of Lydla
E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound and
used one package of Sanative Wash
and am cured of all my troubles. I feel
like a new woman. I can do all kinds
of housework and feel stronger than I
ever did in my life. Inowweigh i
pounds. Before using your medicine I
weighed only 10S pounds.
Surely it is the grandest medicine for
weak woman that ever was and my
advice to all who are Buffering from
any female trouble is to try it at once
and bo wclL Your medicine has
proven a blessing to me and I cannot
praise itcnough. Mrs. Lucr GooDWCf
Holly W. Va.
For Infante and Children.
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